Rick Valderrama began his career in the United States Air Force as a voice and data network engineer. After serving for eleven years he was recruited by a Florida based Federal Contractor and asked to launch their IT Engineering Division in Tampa, FL. After years of success overseeing the sales and engineering teams, he was asked to serve as the Vice President of Telephony Partners – a telecommunications master agency. In this role, Rick helped develop the organization into one of the most respected telecommunication agencies in the country. This is where his reputation was built as an authority in building successful indirect sales strategies and processes.
Today, Rick is a Managing Partner at Inventors Launchpad a consumer product development company focused on developing products for the retail marketplace.
Specialties: Product Strategies, Retail Engagement, Indirect Channel Sales Development, Multi-Channel Market Strategies, Social Media Engagement and Branding